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Eleanor Norton's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Office: U.S. House (DC) - Delegate, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - Delegate
Date Title
Aug. 18, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office
Aug. 9, 2016 Norton Announces Congressional Resolution Condemning State Voting Restrictions
July 13, 2016 Norton Blasts Lee Bill Gutting D.C. Occupational Licensing Requirements, Creating New D.C. Council Committee
June 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary, U.S. Department of State, and The Honorable Gayle Smith, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development - Support LGBT Rights Around the World
June 9, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand LGBT Protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership
May 30, 2016 Norton Resolution Honors D.C. Servicemembers Who Died Serving Their Country without Full Voting Rights
May 16, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General of the United States, and Dr. John B. King, Jr., Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education - Grijalva Leads Lawmakers in Praising the Administration's Leadership Protecting LGBT Individuals
May 11, 2016 House Delegation Introduces Religious Freedom Bill
April 28, 2016 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act
April 21, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform
April 20, 2016 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
April 19, 2016 Norton Not Surprised D.C. Resident Will Not Be Retried for Arrest at Congressional Hearing
April 14, 2016 Taxation Without Representation
April 12, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - LGBT Immigrants
Jan. 8, 2016 Beyer-Honda, House Democrats Welcome 100th Co-Sponsor to Condemn Anti-Muslim Bigotry
Dec. 17, 2015 House Democrats Introduce Legislation Condemning Anti-Muslim Bigotry
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Nov. 16, 2015 Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act of 2015
Nov. 3, 2015 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel
Oct. 9, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Call for Continued U.S. Support Ahead of Haiti Elections
Oct. 8, 2015 Letter to Peter Neffenger, Administrator of Transportation Security Administrator - Treatment of Transgendered Individuals by the Transportation Security Administration
Sept. 28, 2015 A Tribute to Amelia Boynton Robinson, Congressman Louis Stokes, and Julian Bond
Sept. 10, 2015 As NFL Season Kicks Off Tonight, Norton Introduces Bill to Strip NFL of Its Antitrust Exemption for Use of Washington Football Team Name
Sept. 2, 2015 Norton to Represent the Congressional Black Caucus at Black Lives Matter Press Conference with Black Faith and Greek Letter Leaders, Today
Aug. 19, 2015 Norton Remembers Her Friend and Former Colleague Congressman Louis Stokes
Aug. 19, 2015 Norton to Commemorate Julian Bond, D.C. Resident, Statehood Advocate, and Civil Rights Leader, at Tidal Basin, Saturday
Aug. 16, 2015 Norton Speaks to the Life of Her Friend, Civil Rights Leader, Julian Bond, D.C. Resident and Statehood Champion
July 31, 2015 Norton to Introduce Bill to Offer Congressional Employees Same Protections as Other Federal Workers and Private Sector Employees
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 17, 2015 Norton to Speak at First Annual Young African ConneXions Summit, Today
July 2, 2015 Norton, First Woman to Chair the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, to Speak at 50th Anniversary Celebration, Today
June 30, 2015 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico
June 29, 2015 Norton to Give Keynote Address at AFL-CIO's "Race and the Labor Movement Town Hall," Tonight
June 4, 2015 Transportation, Housing, Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
May 15, 2015 Introduction of the Racial Profiling Prevention Act
May 4, 2015 Baltimore and Other Recent Police Controversies Prompt Norton to Introduce Bill to Reestablish Popular Grant Program to Combat Racial Profiling
May 1, 2015 Congresswoman Norton to Join Barney Frank, Julian Bond, and Steven Roberts for Newseum Event Celebrating 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, Sunday
April 2, 2015 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation - Reduce Racial Profiling
March 31, 2015 Norton Says National Backlash to Indiana Discriminatory Law Gives Momentum for Defeating Cruz Disapproval Resolutions on D.C. Anti-Discrimination Bills
March 16, 2015 Norton Thanks Home-Rule and Human Rights Coalition for Efforts to Defend D.C.'s Pro-Choice, Pro-LGBT Legislation
March 16, 2015 The Battle Wages On: Securing Equal Voting Rights in the United States
March 13, 2015 Norton to Introduce Bill to Create Local Task Forces on 21st Century Policing with DOJ Funding
March 10, 2015 Norton Speaks at Funeral Service for Native Son, Senator Edward Brooke
March 9, 2015 Norton to Speak at Funeral of Native Son and Former Massachusetts Senator Edward Brooke, Tomorrow
March 5, 2015 Norton Sees Irony in Selma Congressional Trip to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of 1965 Voting Rights Act
March 3, 2015 Blog - Trip to Selma Should Be a Call to Action, Not a Celebration
March 3, 2015 Racial Profiling Roundtable Leads Norton To Introduce Bill to Create Local Task Forces on 21st Century Policing To Match President's Task Force
Feb. 27, 2015 Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys Roundtable on Racial Profiling, Tuesday
Feb. 26, 2015 Norton to Speak about Racial Profiling in Keynote Address at GSA Black History Program, Today
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